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  • Corn Cookies
    Cornmeal Cookies Today, we’re breaking baking boundaries, by turning honey cornbread into Corn Cookies! Witness the sweet revolution as honey cornbread undergoes a metamorphosis into soft, chewy cookies that will have you questioning how a vegetable cookie can be so delicious. Made with cornmeal, a corn cookie is a delightful fusion of savory and sweet flavors that defy conventional baking norms. Let’s break those baking boundaries one crumbly, corny bite at a time! Sweet Corn Cookies Why should you give this recipe a whirl, you ask? Well for starters, we Midwesterners have mastered the art of turning everything – and… Read more: Corn Cookies
  • Canned Corn
    Canned Corn Recipes This Canned Corn Recipe will have you corn-templating a career as a corn star! We welcome you to the world of canning, where your gardening skills will shine brighter than a Hollywood premiere. Our canned corn recipe will roll out the red carpet to your pantry, turning it into the VIP section of vegetable preservation. It’s not just canning; it’s a cinematic cornucopia – let the corny stardom begin! Canning Corn Hold onto your taste buds, because canning your own corn will revolutionize your culinary world. Why will you love it? Canned corn isn’t just a recipe;… Read more: Canned Corn
  • Rhubarb Coffee Cake
    Rhubarb Coffee Cake Recipe Flip the vegetable world over with our Rebellious Rhubarb Cake Recipe! We’re taking this vegetable from the savory sidelines straight to the sugary spotlight. Who said vegetables can’t have a sweet side hustle? Prepare for a dessert so daring, even your zucchinis will be green with envy. It’s time to let rhubarb be the candy crush of your dessert dreams! From Garden to Glory: A Recipe for Rhubarb Coffee Cake For those who envision a garden as more than a mere display of pretty flowers, this rhubarb-inspired cake recipe serves as your ticket to a horticultural… Read more: Rhubarb Coffee Cake
  • Peach Cookies
    Peach Cookies Recipe This peach cookies recipe comes to you from the princess of peaches, of Mushroom Kingdom! In the land where sugar plum fairies gossip with mischievous gingerbread Toads, and the aroma of freshly baked cookies floats through the air with magic blocks, we’ll embark on a royal escapade. Princess Peach dons a chef’s hat and commands her loyal subjects to whip up the most regal cookies in the Grassland World. These cookies are so delightful; they might just convince Bowser to trade in his fire-breathing tendencies for a sweet tooth. Get ready for a cookie quest that’ll leave… Read more: Peach Cookies
  • Peach Syrup
    Peach Syrup Recipe Move over pancakes, because this peach syrup recipe can be used in tea, cake, and even for nausea or morning sickness relief. Ancient Chinese folklore claims that peaches possess magical properties, capable of bestowing eternal youth and immunity to bad hair days upon those fortunate enough to partake in its fuzzy delicacy. After preserving this magical fruit in a jar, peach syrup promises to inject an unparalleled burst of peachy keen joy into your life. Grab your fruit picker, because this journey through the orchards of organic peachy goodness is about to reach levels of culinary diversity… Read more: Peach Syrup
  • Blackberry Syrup
    Blackberry Syrup Recipe Get ready to embark on a rugged foraging expedition, harvesting wild blackberries to make blackberry syrup! Forget convenience; let’s make syrup-making an extreme sport, risking encounters with prickly bushes and feisty insects. Once you’ve survived the jungle, you can spend hours in the kitchen transforming these wild edibles into liquid gold. Get ready to redefine your understanding of practicality and embrace the wild side of breakfast condiments! Recipe for Blackberry Syrup Blackberry syrup is the versatile elixir that will revolutionize your culinary world! Forget about its basic applications like drizzling on pancakes or adding a splash to… Read more: Blackberry Syrup
  • Goat House
    DIY Goat House for Winter Spoil your goats next winter by building a safe, sturdy, and insulated goat house! Our shelter design not only pampers our doe divas, this goathouse stores hay in a convenient location for feeding, and includes an indoor hay feeder that significantly reduces the amount of hay the goats waste. The best part about our DIY goat shelter design is that it won’t break the bank. Goat Barn Building Plans Construct the floor out of green-treated lumber, spacing floor joists at a maximum 16″ on center. The goat house walls are built with construction grade 2×4… Read more: Goat House
  • Raspberry Wine
    Raspberry Wine Recipe The elusive raspberry wine recipe – a secret elixir for gardeners who’ve mastered the art of taming those thorny little troublemakers who pretend to be a gift from your garden but secretly conspire to take over the world! If you’ve ever found yourself in a never-ending battle with these prolific berries, fret not, dear green-thumbed warriors, for I’ve got a solution that will not only conquer your raspberry jungle but also let you drown your gardening sorrows in a glass of delightful homemade raspberry wine. So, grab your gardening gloves and your harvest basket, because it’s time… Read more: Raspberry Wine
  • Strawberry Muffin Recipe
    Homemade Strawberry Muffin Recipe This strawberry muffin recipe is amazing because nothing’s better than plucking those ripe, ruby-red, delicious strawberry gems from your own backyard and turning them into a sassy strawberry muffin! Homegrown strawberries are much more delicious than store-bought (and lack those poisonous pesticides), and will make this muffins recipe an irresistible breakfast delight! (Brunch, anyone?) Healthy Strawberry Muffins Fresh strawberries have plenty of nutritional benefits, and you can learn more about them in this article. With this muffin recipe, you can enjoy the exhilarating experience of biting into what looks like a decadent pastry, only to realize… Read more: Strawberry Muffin Recipe
  • Strawberry Cookie
    Strawberry Cookies Recipe: With Real Strawberries The invention of the strawberry cookie is sheer genius. They took one of the most beloved fruits on the planet, and made it better by mixing it with butter and sugar! Unleashing the natural, juicy goodness of ripe fresh strawberries, but locking it up in a little floury prison. So, bask in the glory of these wondrous strawberry cookies, the perfection of human creativity in the kingdom of desserts! Better than Grandma’s Strawberry Cookies Of course, strawberry cookies made with fresh strawberries from your own garden will taste far superior than Grandma’s strawberry-flavored gelatin… Read more: Strawberry Cookie
  • Dandelion Recipes
    Dandelion Recipes and Their Benefits Make the most out of those relentless weeds, with these dandelion recipes. Dandelions are a productive herb that also offers health benefits that are almost too good to be true. They can detox your liver, help with weight loss (by making other foods taste better), aid digestion, and pack a punch of antioxidants (ensuring you glow like a firefly in June). And for the ladies, dandelion tea might save the day during PMS – so swap the chocolate for this bitter herbal remedy. I’ll bet you never thought of dandelions as an herb before (let… Read more: Dandelion Recipes
  • Dandelion Coffee: Made from Dandelion Root
    Dandelion Coffee: Back to Your Roots! A cup of dandelion coffee a day will keep the cirrhosis away! Most people aren’t willing to give up their morning cup of java, however, sprinkling a dash of ground dandelion root in with the coffee grounds is a great way to reap all of the health benefits without compromising your morning routine. Dandelion Coffee Benefits You can learn more about the health benefits of dandelions, and how to harness this wild nutrient in this article. Dandelion Coffee Recipe Ingredients Equipment Needed to Make Organic Dandelion Root Coffee This area contains Amazon affiliate links… Read more: Dandelion Coffee: Made from Dandelion Root
  • Dandelion Jelly
    Dandelion Jelly Recipe It’s dandelion season! Turn those yellow invaders into a spreadable masterpiece, dandelion jelly. Most people think of dandelions as a nuisance, but this recipe will show you how to embrace this hearty and hard-to-kill plant into something truly magical… dandelion jelly! Dandelion Jam Benefits Declaring war on dandelions is so much more satisfying when you’re eating them for breakfast. Victory is as sweet as honey (which is what dandelion jelly tastes like)! As a bonus to winning the war, eating dandelions has been shown to have health benefits. These benefits include improvement in digestion, liver, and immune… Read more: Dandelion Jelly
  • Fried Dandelions
    Crispy Fried Dandelions Fried dandelions are called “the poor man’s mushroom” because dandelions taste similar to fried mushrooms. We live in the middle of Morel mushroom country, but are HORRIBLE mushroom hunters. So, while everyone else is out hiking and enjoying their morels, my lazy ass goes to the backyard for fried dandelion blossoms. Fried Dandelion Flowers To begin, you’ll want to venture into your yard armed with a basket, a sense of culinary adventure, and a pair of gloves (because dandelions have a tendency to prick back). Pluck those vibrant yellow blooms, ignoring the judgmental stares of your neighbors.… Read more: Fried Dandelions
  • Pheasant Tacos
    Pheasant Taco Recipe Be the “taco the town” after sharing this pheasant taco recipe! Pheasant tacos are a great way to enjoy your pheasant harvest. Shredded Pheasant Tacos Cooking a whole pheasant with the bone is incredibly healthy, and the pressure cooker makes the pheasant extremely easy to shred… it falls right off the bone! Ingredients Needed for Homemade Pheasant Tacos Equipment Needed to Cook this Wild Pheasant Taco Recipe How to Make Pheasant Tacos This recipe makes about 2 pounds of taco meat, which feeds a family of 5 (about 10 tacos). This recipe also makes great leftovers, just… Read more: Pheasant Tacos
  • Venison Sloppy Joes
    Ground Venison Sloppy Joes Recipe Since we’re using deer meat, we’ll call this recipe “Sloppy Does”. This ground venison sloppy joes recipe is made with a handful of ingredients, and is great for when your dinner plans are stuck in a rut. Another i-deer, use Hawaiian buns to add a bit more flavor to the sandwiches. Old Fashioned Sloppy Joes Recipe (from scratch) You’ll never go back to Manwhich again, once you taste how great this recipe is (and see how easy it is to make). Defrosting and cooking the ground deer meat takes most of the time, so allow… Read more: Venison Sloppy Joes
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Jam
    Strawberry Rhubarb Jam Recipe Strawberries and rhubarb jam together like rhythm and blues. The sweetness of the strawberries provides a harmonious balance to the tartness of the rhubarb, and the punch of rhubarb adds a flavorful forte to the jam ensemble. The combination of the flavors is absolutely amazing! Easy Strawberry Rhubarb Jam Recipe Laziness is my specialty, so if there’s an easier way to do things… I will find it, and share it with you! Strawberries and rhubarb are some of the easiest plants to garden, because they are perennial plants that are hard to kill (once they have… Read more: Strawberry Rhubarb Jam
  • Pheasant Recipes
    Health Benefits of Cooking Wild Pheasant for Dinner Eating wild pheasant has numerous health benefits over farmed pheasant, and especially more than chicken. Wild pheasant has a lower omega 6 to omega 3 ratio, is not treated with antibiotics, and contains less fat than farmed poultry. Wild pheasant also contains the health benefits of a foraged diet, and ingesting fewer pesticides and agricultural chemicals than farmed poultry. Omega 6 to Omega 3 Ratio Until recent history, human diets consisted of foods with a low omega 6 to omega 3 ratio of about 4:1 (some cultures had a ratio of 1:4).… Read more: Pheasant Recipes
  • Roasted Pheasant
    Roasted Pheasant Recipe Have you tried to cook pheasant, but it turned out a little fowl? Try this simple roasted pheasant recipe, it’s a wild game changer! You can season it with fresh herbs from your garden…. if you have the thyme. How to Make Roasted Pheasant This recipe makes enough to feed 4-6 people in a 6 quart Instant Pot. You could use the 1.5x box to feed 6-8 in an 8 quart Instant Pot, or the 0.5x box to feed 2-4 in a 3 quart Instant Pot. Simple Roasted Pheasant Recipe Do you enjoy pheasant hunting, but haven’t… Read more: Roasted Pheasant
  • Pheasant Soup
    Homemade Pheasant Noodle Soup This delicious homemade pheasant soup will warm your soul. This old-fashioned pheasant noodle soup partners well with homemade dinner rolls, and is one of the most comforting comfort foods you’ll ever eat. Instant Pot Pheasant Soup Recipe This is a dump-and-go pheasant noodle soup recipe, allowing you to prep the instant pot in the morning and come home to dinner almost ready (you’ll just need to boil the noodles for 15 minutes, while the rolls bake). Cooking wild pheasant has never been easier, so bag your pheasant limit and take home your hunting prizes! Pheasant Soup… Read more: Pheasant Soup
  • Pear Recipes for Pears Season
    The Best Pear Recipes for Pears Season August is the time when pears are ready for harvest. If you have a mature pear tree, you probably have so many pears that you’re not sure what to do with all of them. Pears are always good as a dessert dish, or served well with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. We have some delicious but uncommon pear recipes that will use up your bountiful harvest of pears (including cocktails recipe that doesn’t require peeling or slicing). This article has the best pear recipes, the health benefits of pears, and a guide… Read more: Pear Recipes for Pears Season
  • Blackberry Cookies
    The Best Blackberry Cookies Recipe There’s nothing quite like the aroma and taste of homemade blackberry cookies. And yes, you can make them too – no baking pro skills are needed! Not only are cookies the most popular homemade dessert, they are also healthier than anything you would find in the store. Plus, they make the perfect grab-and-go treat. So why not give them a try? I guarantee you won’t regret it – these blackberry cookies are sure to become your go-to blackberry recipe. Easy Blackberry Cookie Recipe Fresh-baked cookies make any kitchen feel like home. From the moment the… Read more: Blackberry Cookies
  • Pear Cookies
    The Best Pear Cookie You’ve probably never thought about making pear cookies before, but I guarantee that once you try them, they will become your go-to pear recipe! Cookies are the most popular homemade dessert. They are easy to make, healthier than store-bought, and are a convenient grab-and-go dessert. Easy Pear Cookie Recipe Baking your own cookies will fill your kitchen with a delectable aroma. The smell of freshly baked cookies is so welcoming and comforting, that real estate agents will put out a spread of cookies to help sell houses. Old Fashioned Pear Cookie Ingredients Equipment Needed to Make… Read more: Pear Cookies
  • Pear Muffins
    Pear Muffins Recipe This pear muffin recipe creates the perfect, delicate, airy muffin with a slightly crunchy sugar crust topping. The delicious contrast in texture will make this your favorite muffin recipe. Easy Pear Recipes The secret to baking the best pear muffins is to use real butter (not oil) and milk. Butter gives off a better flavor when compared to oil, while milk creates a lighter muffin when compared to using sour cream, yogurt, and buttermilk. Homemade Pear Muffin Ingredients Equipment Needed to Make Pear Muffins How to Make Homemade Pear Muffins This recipe makes 12 delicious pear muffins.… Read more: Pear Muffins
  • Canned Pears
    Canning Pears Recipe Canning pears in a light syrup is a great way to preserve your pear harvest. Enjoy eating your canned pears later as a side dish, in oatmeal, or use them to make pear muffins, pear cookies, or pear cobbler. Ingredients Needed for Canning Pears Equipment Needed for Canned Pears This list includes Amazon affiliate links, and will open in a new tab. How to Water Bath Can Pears This canned pear recipe makes about 12 half-pint jars. Use the 2x to make 12 pint jars (or 9 pints and 6 half pints), or the 3x to make… Read more: Canned Pears
  • Strawberry Jam Recipe
    The Best Strawberry Jam Recipe Ever Strawberry jam is a great way to preserve strawberries from the garden to enjoy later. Strawberry jam tastes great on toast, on pancakes, in cookies, in oatmeal, and more. How to Make Strawberry Jam Strawberries are not high in natural pectin, so it will take more sugar to thicken the jam. You can add pectin to reduce the amount of sugar in the jam. Depending on the varieties of your strawberry plants, you may not have enough strawberries to enjoy and make jam in a single harvest (especially the first year of harvest). Strawberries… Read more: Strawberry Jam Recipe
  • Strawberry Season: Strawberries Everywhere
    Strawberry Season Has Arrived Learn about the health benefits of homegrown strawberries over store bought, how to grow your own strawberries, strawberry storage options, and some of our favorite strawberry recipes. Health Benefits of Strawberries Strawberry nutrition ranks pretty high, as strawberries contain tons of vitamin C. Strawberries also contain vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin K, vitamin B6, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, folate, and carotenoids. Strawberries are also a good source of manganese, iodine, magnesium, copper, iron, and phosphorus. In addition to providing vitamins and minerals, studies have shown that strawberries can have beneficial health effects when consumed regularly. 5 studies… Read more: Strawberry Season: Strawberries Everywhere
  • Rhubarb
    Rhubarb Benefits Rhubarb has been used as a traditional medicine for over 2,000 years. Historically, rhubarb consumption is used to treat constipation, inflammation, viral infections, diabetes, and tumors. The main pharmacological ingredient is emodin, and the main source of consumption of it is from eating rhubarb. The roots and rhizomes of rhubarb contain about 2.31 mg/g of emodin. Emodin has been studied extensively in recent years, because of the health effects on gut health, anti-bacterial and anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-fibrosis, anti-cancer, and anti-allergy. Common Pesticides Applied to the Rhubarb Plant Rhubarb Season You can enjoy fresh a fresh rhubarb harvest from May to… Read more: Rhubarb
  • Rhubarb Muffins
    Perfect Rhubarb Muffins This recipe creates the perfect, delicate, airy muffin with a slightly crunchy sugar crust topping. The delicious contrast in texture will make this your favorite muffin recipe. The Best Rhubarb Muffins Recipe The secret to baking the best muffins is to use real butter (not oil) and milk. Butter gives off a better flavor when compared to oil, while milk creates a lighter muffin when compared to using sour cream, yogurt, and buttermilk. Homemade Rhubarb Muffin Ingredients Equipment Needed to Make Rhubarb Muffins How to Make Homemade Rhubarb Muffins This recipe makes 12 delicious rhubarb muffins. To… Read more: Rhubarb Muffins
  • Rhubarb Jam Recipe
    Old Fashioned Rhubarb Jam Recipe Rhubarb jam is a great way to preserve rhubarb from the garden to enjoy later. Rhubarb jam tastes great on toast, on pancakes, in cookies, in oatmeal, and more. How to Make the Best Rhubarb Jam Rhubarb is not high in natural pectin, so it will take more sugar to thicken the jam. You can add pectin to reduce the amount of sugar in the jam. Rhubarb tastes best when harvested in early summer. You can still use rhubarb harvested in late summer, however, the taste will be subpar as it goes to seed. Slow… Read more: Rhubarb Jam Recipe
  • Rhubarb Wine Recipe
    Simple Rhubarb Wine Recipe Homemade rhubarb wine is easy to make, and takes only a few ingredients. While many people do not like raw rhubarb, it tastes much better cooked into a dessert or dish. Rhubarb wine is a sweet wine that tastes similar to rosé wine. Health Benefits of Rhubarb Rhubarb has been used as a traditional medicine for over 2,000 years. Historically, rhubarb consumption is used to treat constipation, inflammation, viral infections, diabetes, and tumors. The main pharmacological ingredient is emodin, and the main source of consumption of it is from eating rhubarb. The roots and rhizomes of… Read more: Rhubarb Wine Recipe
  • Tomato Wine Recipe
    Easy Tomato Wine Recipe Did you know that you can make wine out of tomatoes? Tomato wine is a great way to utilize an over-abundant tomato garden! Just set it, and forget it, and you’ll enjoy a fermented adult beverage around New Year’s. Tomato Wine Pairing Tomato wine pairs well with spicy dishes like chili or tacos. The sweetness of the tomato wine will help to suppress the heat of the dish. Tomato wine tastes similar to white wine, and has a slight taste of fruit with hints of honey and a bit of zest. The sweetness of the tomato… Read more: Tomato Wine Recipe
  • Watermelon Moonshine Recipe
    Easy Watermelon Moonshine Recipe Ferment your own shine with our watermelon moonshine recipe using just a few ingredients. Old fashioned watermelon moonshine is a light tasting alcoholic beverage, preserving the juicy flavor of watermelon. It’s like summer in a bottle! Watermelon Wine Shine Making moonshine out of watermelons requires the use of a secondary fruit, because the low acid levels in watermelon. A common secondary fruit that does not overpower the watermelon taste is grapes. Using grapes in this recipe makes this recipe a watermelon wine recipe. Another common secondary fruit used in watermelon moonshine is strawberry. Strawberry watermelon moonshine… Read more: Watermelon Moonshine Recipe
  • Best Cranberry Wine Recipe
    Cranberry Wine Benefits Alcohol Content of Cranberry Wine This homemade cranberry wine recipe yields alcohol with approximately 15% ABV. The level of alcohol depends on the type of yeast used in the recipe. Bread yeast does not survive in alcohol levels over 8%, so at 8% ABV the yeast will die, fermentation will stop, and the alcohol level will no longer rise. Brewer’s yeast will survive in alcohol levels up to 12%, so at 12% ABV the yeast will die, fermentation will stop, and alcohol levels will no longer rise. Wine and champagne yeast will survive in alcohol levels of… Read more: Best Cranberry Wine Recipe
  • Best Dandelion Wine Recipe
    Dandelion Wine Benefits Some health benefits to drinking dandelion wine include anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, gastrointestinal health, anti-cancer, antibacterial, probiotic, hypoglycemic, and anti-artherosclerotic effects. Ancient folklore medicines have used dandelions to treat chronic inflammatory diseases like arthritis, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, and liver disorders. Antioxidant studies have shown improvement in arterial wall thickness with regular dandelion extract consumption. Gastrointestinal disorders like dyspepsia, GERD, ulcerative colitis have also been shown to improve with dandelion products. Studies have also shown improvement in colorectal cancer, and a preventative in breast, prostate, and pancreatic cancers with regular dandelion root extract consumption. Studies also support dandelion’s antimicrobial… Read more: Best Dandelion Wine Recipe
  • Stone Basement Repair and Waterproofing
    Fixing Our Leaky Old Stone Basement Our kids are getting older, and we decided it was time to fix up the basement and build a hangout spot for them. In order to fix up the old stone basement, we had to fix the limestone foundation walls that were allowing rain to enter the basement. We would get about 20 gallons of water in the basement with heavy rainfalls, about 3-4 times per year. (We already replaced the gutters a few years back, which reduced the amount of water in the basement from about 40 gallons of water monthly.) It was… Read more: Stone Basement Repair and Waterproofing
  • Best Hunter’s Pie (Venison Shepherd’s Pie)
    Are your dinner plans stuck in a rut? Try this Venison Shepherd’s Pie recipe (also known as Hunter’s Pie). The start of deer archery season coincides with the fall vegetable harvest, making this recipe great to utilize all harvest types. No luck this deer or elk season? Use ground beef instead of venison, and make what is known as Cottage Pie. Venison Shepherd’s Pie Recipe Ingredients Hunter’s Pie Equipment How to Make Shepherd’s Pie Sources:
  • Pumpkin Pie Moonshine Recipe
    All the goodness and rich flavor of pumpkin pie, fermented down into an amazing fall adult beverage. Homemade pumpkin moonshine makes great gifts for weddings, adult birthdays, and holidays. This pumpkin pie moonshine is extremely easy to make. In fact, the hardest part of making pumpkin spice moonshine, is waiting for it to ferment. Health Benefits of Pumpkin Studies have shown that pumpkin is beneficial to health in many ways: Pumpkin Pie Moonshine Ingredients Makes 1 gallon (5 gallon Pumpkin Pie Moonshine Recipe Also Available) Optional Ingredients for Pumpkin Moonshine Equipment Needed for Pumpkin Spice Moonshine Instructions Sources:
  • Beef Lumpia Recipe
    One of the Best Lumpia Recipes Ever Here is one of the best, easy beef lumpia recipes I’ve found. I actually use ground venison instead of beef, but the recipe could be used for either without alterations. (I’m fortunate enough to be able to hunt deer in the corn belt, so the deer I eat has less of a gamey taste than those that I’ve hunted in the mountains.) Lumpia makes great leftovers (or snacks), that you can warm in the air fryer or microwave. Just pack a paper towel around the lumpia roll in the container when warming them… Read more: Beef Lumpia Recipe
  • DIY Heated Garage Floor (Hydronic Floor Heat)
    Heated Garage Floor for Fixing Things The secret to living in Podunk USA is being able to fix just about anything. In order to fix things, you’ll need tools. In order to find your tools when you need them, you’ll need a garage or shop. When things break in the winter, fixing them in a heated shop is better than in outside in cold, frigid temperatures. Heating the Garage, Radiant Style When we started to fix up our old pole barn to turn it into a machine shop, it didn’t take long for us to decide that we would install… Read more: DIY Heated Garage Floor (Hydronic Floor Heat)
  • Cherry Moonshine Recipe
    Do you have a cherry tree or two? This homemade cherry pie moonshine recipe requires only a few simple ingredients and a little patience to wait for fermentation. This recipe can also make cherry wine (with or without adding grapes). Health Benefits of Cherries Consumption of cherries may reduce the risk of several chronic inflammatory diseases including, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer. There are also studies that show that cherry consumption may improve sleep (within 3 days of regular cherry consumption), cognitive function, reduce gout attacks (with 2 days of regular cherry consumption), and reduce pain after strenuous exercise.… Read more: Cherry Moonshine Recipe
  • Strawberry Moonshine
    Strawberry Moonshine Recipe Boost your immune system while stumbling down the path of delightful inebriation with our homemade Strawberry Moonshine Recipe! We’ve managed to fuse the wholesome goodness of strawberries with the rebellious spirit of moonshine, a match so good they wrote a song about it. A harmonious transition from farm to cup, we’ll guide you through the homebrewing process. Cheers to sipping your way into a world where antioxidants and hooch coexist! Homemade Strawberry Moonshine Our homemade Strawberry Moonshine is not just a beverage; it’s practically a shortcut to immortality. Forget the fountain of youth; we’ve got strawberries –… Read more: Strawberry Moonshine
  • Blackberry Moonshine
    Blackberry Moonshine Recipe Do you have wild blackberries growing on your property or in your garden? This homemade blackberry moonshine recipe requires only a few simple ingredients and a little patience to wait for fermentation. This blackberry brandy recipe can also be diluted to make homemade blackberry wine. Health Benefits of Fresh Blackberries Blackberries are widely known for their anticancer properties, due to their abundance of antioxidants. Studies have shown that regular consumption of blackberries is effective at reducing the risk of esophageal, cervical, and breast cancer. Blackberries are also known to relieve hemorrhoids and intestinal inflammation. Blackberry leaves can… Read more: Blackberry Moonshine
  • Best Raspberry Syrup Recipe
    Raspberries grow wild in my timber, and making raspberry syrup is one way to enjoy our foraged food all year. In addition to topping pancakes, french toast, and ice cream, you can add your own raspberry syrup to iced tea, lemonade, coffee, or adult beverages. Homemade Raspberry Syrup is Better Than Store-Bought Canned syrups and jams make great Christmas gifts, especially when everyone knows that it came from your own harvest! Canned Amish and specialty foods often sell for $5 for the small 4 ounce jelly jars, up to $40 for large 32 ounce quart jars. So don’t undervalue your… Read more: Best Raspberry Syrup Recipe
  • Pear Wine
    Pear Wine Recipe Transforming pears into Pear Wine, can be an exciting quest that you embark on… without leaving your backyard. Harvesting pears is a bit pear-anormal, because they are one of the few fruits that should be picked from the tree BEFORE they are ripe. It’s like dealing with teenage fruit – they want to leave the tree, but they’re not fully ready just yet. However, once you’ve successfully snatched these premature pears, the real pear-anormal activity begins. They sit on the counter, playing mind games with you as you wait for them to ripen. Then all of a… Read more: Pear Wine
  • Mulberry Wine
    Homemade Mulberry Wine Recipe Welcome to the realm of Mulberry Mischief, where your backyard becomes a chaotic playground for making Mulberry Wine. If you’re the proud owner of a mulberry tree, congratulations – you’ve unwittingly signed up for a fruity adventure that makes every stroll through your garden feel like navigating a berry minefield. This recipe demands just a handful of ingredients, a pinch of daring, and a willingness to embrace the unpredictable journey from mulberry madness to fermented excellence. Make your berry-catching nets, and get ready for a sip of Mulberry Mischief – where every bottle tells a tale… Read more: Mulberry Wine
  • DIY Powder Room Remodel: Farmhouse Powder Room
    DIY Farmhouse Powder Room Renovation on a Budget When we bought our old foursquare farmhouse, we knew we wanted to go over-the-top with the decor in this tiny bathroom. The half bath on the main floor is the main powder room that most of our guests use, and we were excited to go a bit crazy with one of our room makeovers. We can’t wait to show off our rustic farmhouse powder room remodel! Bathroom Demo Day! Demo day is the most exciting day for us, as we get to peel back the layers and uncover centuries-old craftsmanship (that has… Read more: DIY Powder Room Remodel: Farmhouse Powder Room
  • Old Kitchen Renovation: Our DIY Kitchen Remodel
    DIY Kitchen Remodel of our American Foursquare House Here’s a story on how we accomplished our DIY kitchen remodel. Updating our old foursquare kitchen ended up being a lot more work than I initially thought it would be. While the craftsmanship of this old house is impressive, the plumbing, electrical, and accessories of the house were downright hazardous. We had schedule 40 PVC pipe supplying water to the sink (even hot water), improperly rated knob and tube wiring supplying electricity to modern appliances, and flooring that sank about 1.5-2 inches in the middle. We were also unaware that the footings… Read more: Old Kitchen Renovation: Our DIY Kitchen Remodel
  • Venison Soup Recipe with Broth
    Ground Venison Soup This is an easy ground venison soup recipe to make (or a great recipe for canning) utilizing deer meat, vegetables, broth, and seasoning. Partnered with homemade rolls, venison soup is a quick and delicious soup dinner ready in 30-45 minutes. Wild Game Venison Stew with Vegetables This vegetable soup works well with any wild game meat including ground deer, ground venison, and ground beef. I haven’t tried ground turkey or pork, but I imagine it would also taste great. (Please let us know in the comments!) Health Benefits of Venison & Vegetable Soup There are a number… Read more: Venison Soup Recipe with Broth
  • Best Ground Venison Salisbury Steak Recipe
    A classic Salisbury steak recipe using ground venison and a blend of spices, cooked in an instant pot with gravy topped with a rack of potatoes. A meal and side dish all in one pot, prepped in about 15 minutes, delicious and ready to eat when you get home from a long day at work! (You’ll love the smell of dinner welcoming you home!) Dump and Go Instant Pot Ground Venison Salisbury Steaks This recipe works well with ground venison, however ground beef also works well. This easy recipe is almost a dump and go instant pot recipe. My dump… Read more: Best Ground Venison Salisbury Steak Recipe